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Asian-American filmmakers discuss the doors ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ opened

February 4, 2019 — A Sundance panel discusses how the success of 'Crazy Rich Asians' has affected and will continue to affect Asian American filmmakers

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Filmmakers of color talk equity and breaking expectations at Sundance panel

February 3, 2019 — Sundance's The Road to Decolonization panel addressed equity and breaking expectations

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Slamdance wraps up year 25 with Sparkies

February 1, 2019 — ‘Dollhouse’ and ‘Kifaru’ take home top Slamdance honors

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Sundance panel featuring Octavia Spencer, Jenna Elfman and Kyra Sedgwick discusses Women Breaking Boundaries

January 31, 2019 — Kyra Sedgwick, Jenna Elfman, Octavia Spencer and Cassian Elwes weigh in on the state of women in the film industry

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‘Aziza’ takes home the 2019 Sundance Film Festival’s shorts Grand Jury Prize

January 31, 2019 — Winners of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival jury prizes in short filmmaking were announced by Sundance Institute at a ceremony in Park City, Utah. The Short Film Grand Jury Prize, awarded to one film in the program of 73 shorts selected from 9,443 submissions, went

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Mel Bryant and the Mercy Makers slated for ASCAP Music Cafe showcase at Sundance

January 31, 2019 — Mel Bryand and The Mercy Makers are slated to play the ASCAP Music Cafe on Thursday and Friday

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Slamdance selects ‘This Teacher’ to close out this year’s festival

January 30, 2019 — Mark Jackson's "This Teacher," which closes this year's Slamdance Film Festival, was spurred on by President Donald Trump's tweets

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Sundance horror comedy ‘Little Monsters’ inspired by a kindergarten field trip

January 30, 2019 — Lupita Nyong'o stars in the Sundance comedy zombie film "Little Monsters," which was inspired by a kindergarten field trip

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Risks are nonexistent, according to Slamdance Founders Award recipient Steven Soderbergh

January 29, 2019 — Steven Soderbergh embodies the independent spirit. The proof is in the filmmaker's work, which reaches back to 1985 with his documentary of the prog rock band Yes to award-winning 1989 Sundance Film Festival drama, "Sex, Lies, and Videotape" up to his newest film, "High Flying

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Filmmaker Penny Lane asks Sundance audiences if they will ‘Hail Satan?’

January 29, 2019 — Documentarian Penny Lane grabs the devil by the horns with "Hail Satain?" at the Sundance Film Festival

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Sundance: ‘Sonja’ cuts to the core of famed ice skater Sonja Henie

January 29, 2019 — In the early to mid 1900s, Sonja Henie was at the top of her game. The Hollywood film star and accomplished ice skater from Norway thrived in the spotlight, but she struggled as she lost her fame. Her story is told in the Sundance film “Sonja – The White Swan,” directed by Anne Sewitsky.

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What we saw on Main Street during the first Saturday of Sundance

January 28, 2019 — Venturing out onto Main Street on the first Saturday of the Sundance Film Festival can be as exciting as viewing one of the film screenings.

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Sundance doc: Jeffrey Palmer lets N. Scott Momaday speak in “Words from a Bear”

January 28, 2019 — N. Scott Momaday, a Kiowa writer and the first Native American to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, is nothing if not a voice. Distinctive, poetic and authoritative both on the page and aloud, Momaday is widely credited with translating Kiowa lore into literature, and

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Sundance: ‘Bootstrapped’ pulls a Kansas City shuffle on tech sitcoms

January 28, 2019 — “Bootstrapped” is a sitcom pilot that brings a bit of Silicon Valley to Kansas City.

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Local duo Park88 will play Access Film Music Showcase and ASCAP Music Cafe at Sundance next week

January 28, 2019 — Local duo Park88 will make its ASCAP Music Cafe debut, and play Access Film Music Showcase

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Sundance film ‘Fighting with My Family’ captures American dream

January 27, 2019 — Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson is co-producing and starring as himself in “Fighting with My Family,” a film that is premiering at the Sundance Film Festival.

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Filmmaker Kim Longinotto’s views changed about organized crime while “Shooting the Mafia.”

January 27, 2019 — Sundance documentary "Shooting the Mafia" looks at Cosa Nostra killings through the eyes of a photojournalist

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Sundance: Documentary shows the pieces of author Toni Morrison

January 26, 2019 — Film documentarians and their artist subjects must each have an assured reliance on the other if their resultant collaboration is to have meaning. Well, no worries here when it comes to filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders and his longtime friend and the subject of his fourth Sundance

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Sundance film: Passion to save tigers comes through in ‘Tigerland’

January 26, 2019 — The film “TIGERLAND,” an entry in the U.S. Documentary competition for the Sundance Film Festival, tells the story of two men from different parts of the world who are, or were, dedicated to saving tigers.

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‘Knock Down The House’ illustrates Democratic schism with Ocasio-Cortez upset

January 26, 2019 — In “Knock Down The House,” Rachel Lears illustrates the diversity of voices battling for control of the Democratic Party – including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

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